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University to test text-messaging service on Tuesday
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Student Assistant: Web Designer position available in Department of Student Life
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Open Positions for the Zips Programming Network
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Intro to Suicidology Course- Register Today!
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Clinic for Individual and Family Counseling accepting new clients
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Security change for mobile devices
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Regional Career Expo to be held at UA's Wayne College
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Do You Have The Write Stuff? Fall Job Opportunity!
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Yoga and Pilates offered Summer I and II for credit MWF no experience required
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Business Computer Software Applications Class
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Akron Women's Basketball Summer Camps 2012
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Beginning Keyboarding Class -- Summer 2012
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University to test text-messaging service on Tuesday
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The University will conduct a routine test of its free, emergency text-messaging service around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22.  Subscribers will receive a test message. They do not need to do anything.

Learn about the service. Enroll for free.

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Student Assistant: Web Designer position available in Department of Student Life
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Attention graphic design majors!

Job overview: Utilize provided web templates through The University of Akron’s Web Content Management System to design for the Student Life/Student Union web sites, maintain department’s social media accounts, and manage the facilities digital signage (i.e. design web banners, format text, update events, create new pages). Execute some graphic design for print as needed. Training will be provided.

For details on this student position and how to apply please visit our web site at:
Click Here for Application Details


Location: Student Union

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Open Positions for the Zips Programming Network
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Are you looking for a job on campus that will enhance your leadership skills, event planning skills, and your collegiate experience? Apply for one of the two open positions, Marketing Chair or Adult and Family Chair, with the Zips Programming Network. For further information, email sugradasst4@uakron.edu or call 330-972-2495.

Location: Center for Service and Leadership

Contact Information:
Brittany Ferguson
sugradasst4@uakron.edu
330-972-2495
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Intro to Suicidology Course- Register Today!
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Every 40 seconds one person dies by suicide worldwide. Through this unique course offered in the Fall 2012 semester, learn about the factors that increase suicide risk, the theoretical and research evidence supporting interventions, and how to effectively treat individuals who struggle with suicidal thoughts and behaviors.

Registration Information: 5600:401:001 Introduction to Suicidology (class #78435)

Class Times: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 11:00 am to 11:50 am

Contact the professor, James Rogers, Ph.D., nationally recognized author and past-president of the American Association of Suicidology with any questions related to this course.


Location: Kolbe Hall 204

Contact Information:
James R. Rogers, Ph.D.
jrrogers@uakron.edu
330-972-6281
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Clinic for Individual and Family Counseling accepting new clients May 10
Time: n/a
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The Clinic for Individual and Family Counseling has provided counseling services to Greater Akron and its surrounding communities since 1986. The Clinic provides counseling to individuals of all ages, couples, families, and groups. Services offered include: communication and relationship improvement, pre-marital and couples counseling, family development and parenting skills, career exploration and planning, academic improvement, resolution of grief/loss, anger management, stress reduction and relaxation, LGBT and lifestyle empowerment and advocacy, self-esteem and self-confidence building, and personal understanding and growth.

If you or someone you know would benefit from counseling services, please contact the Clinic for Individual and Family Counseling at 330-972-6822. The Clinic offers day, evening, and Saturday hours and operates on a sliding fee scale. No one will be denied services due to inability to pay. The Clinic is located at 27 South Forge Street in the Chima Family Center. Please visit our website for more information at http://individualandfamilycounseling.uakron.edu/


Location: Chima family Center

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Security change for mobile devices May 17 - June 21
Time: n/a
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In an effort to increase safety and security when using the university Exchange email system, standard POP3/IMAP access will be disabled on May 24, 2012. After May 24, 2012, mobile devices and email clients accessing the university Exchange email system using standard POP3/IMAP will need to be configured to use secure POP3/IMAP (POP3S/IMAPS).

Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Web Access (OWA) are not required to make any configuration changes. For assistance with setting up a specific email client, please see the associated links on the university support site at http://support.uakron.edu/wiki/index.php/Email. You can also contact the Zip Support Center at extension 6888 for additional assistance.


Location: Student Union
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Regional Career Expo to be held at UA's Wayne College May 18
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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2012 REGIONAL CAREER EXPO, FRIDAY, MAY 18, 10 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M, THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON WAYNE COLLEGE, 1901 SMUCKER ROAD, ORRVILLE, OHIO, 44667

FREE AND OPEN TO FACULTY, STAFF, STUDENTS, ALUMNI AND THE COMMUNITY! FIFTH ANNUAL 2012 REGIONAL CAREER EXPO,FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012, 10:00 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M AT THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON WAYNE COLLEGE, 1901 SMUCKER ROAD, ORRVILLE, OHIO 44667.

AN EMPLOYER PANEL INCLUDING REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE WILL-BURT COMPANY, SMITH DAIRY AND WOOSTER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL AT 10:00 A.M., CAREER DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M. ON THE FOLLOWING TOPICS “OHIO MEANS JOBS,” RESUMES AND INTERVIEWING 101,”TURNING A JOB FAIR INTO A JOB,” AND “SOCIAL MEDIA AND NETWORKING” OVER 65 EMPLOYERS AND SOCIAL SERVICE AGENCIES WILL BE EXHIBITING AND RECRUITING FOR FULL-TIME JOBS, PART-TIME JOBS, INTERNSHIPS, COOPS AND SERVICE LEARNING/VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES. A COMPUTER LAB STAFFED BY CAREER PROFESSIONALS WILL BE OPEN ALL DAY TO HELP JOB SEEKERS WITH RESUME DEVELOPMENT, SUBMITTING ON-LINE APPLICATIONS AND TO CONDUCT CAREER RESEARCH. SPONSORED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON WAYNE COLLEGE, THE WAYNE COUNTY EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING CONNECTION AND THE WAYNE COUNTY COMMON GOOD ORGANIZATION. A SAMPLE OF EMPLOYERS WHO WILL BE PARTICIPATING AND RECRUITING INCLUDES: The J.M.Smucker Co., LUK USA, American Augers, Gerber Poultry, Gomaplast Machinery, Inc., International Paper, J Horst Manufacturing Co., Inc. Lowes, Scot Industries, Seaman Corporation Shearers Foods Inc., Sterling Jewelers Inc., Tring Corporation, Venture Products, Cintas, WalMart, Purple Land Management, Wayne Savings Community Bank, Weaver Leather, Will Burt Company, Agile Network Builders, Ameridial, Inc., Artiflex Mfg., LLC Barbasol, Dragon Equipment, Farmers Insurance, Fred Martin Superstores, Great Work! Employment Services, Absolute Health Services, Integrity Technical Services, MedCentral Health Services, ManCan, Mansfield Plumbing, Massillon Cable TV/Clear Picture, Mast Trucking, Midwest Health Services, Morrison Custom Welding, Northwestern Mutual, Ohio Investigative Unit, Overhead Door Corporation, Patterson Personnel, Professional Placement Services, Robert Half International, SGS Tool Company, Staffing Partners, Sterling Jewelers Inc., The Reserves Network, Truck Sales & Service Inc., WalMart, Wayne Co.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT CAROL PLEUSS, COORDINATOR OF CAREER AND ASSESSMENT SERVICES, THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON WAYNE COLLEGE, 330-684-8928 OR cjpleus@uakron.edu


Location: THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON WAYNE COLLEGE, 1901 SMUCKE

Contact Information:
Carol Pleuss
cjpleus@uakron.edu
330-684-8928
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Do You Have The Write Stuff? Fall Job Opportunity! May 21 - May 28
Time: n/a
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If you enjoy writing, helping other students improve their writing, and are looking for an on-campus job for the Fall semester, we have an opportunity for you! The Department of Developmental Programs is seeking applicants to become Basic Writing peer tutors in the Writing Lab located in the beautiful, historic, and Starbucks-laden Polsky Building. If you are interested,, and earned a B or higher in English Composition, request an application packet by emailing acr1@uakron.edu or pick up an application in Polsky 334A. Hurry! These positions will be taken write away by students who are write on target!

Location: Polsky Building

Contact Information:
Andrew Richardson
acr1@uakron.edu
330-972-5480
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Yoga and Pilates offered Summer I and II for credit MWF no experience required June 4 - Aug. 11
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Get Fit Have Fun
bring a Yoga mat for yoga and the pilates classes are done on the reformer

grads register 7800 603
undergrads register 7900 403

yoga 12-1:30 and 3:30-5pm MWF
pilates 1:45-3:15pm MWF

for more info contact frances at fjd@uakron.edu or x7948
or tom at ftsmith@uakron.edu or x6713


Location: studio 393 centre for dance and theater

Contact Information:
tom smith
ftsmith@akron.edu
330-686-9993
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Business Computer Software Applications Class June 4 - July 5
6:00 pm - 9:20 pm
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Sharpen your application software skills and knowledge by enrolling in Business Software Applications, 2540:270-481 (30018). Class starts Mon., June 4, MT&TH evenings and covers the MS Office 2010 Suite (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint). It is a four-credit hr. course. For more information, please e-mail mbw1@uakron.edu.


Location: POL Rm. 203

Contact Information:
Mary Williams
mbw1@uakron.edu
330-972-5148
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Akron Women's Basketball Summer Camps 2012 June 25 - June 28
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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The time is here! Summer is right around the corner and The University of Akron Women’s Basketball team has scheduled their summer camp dates! The Individual Camp is being held June 25th through June 28th from 9am-4pm. The cost of the camp is $140.00 and for girls ages 9 to 14. There will also be a Li’l Zips Day Camp for boys and girls ages 3 to 8 on June 26th 9am-11am. The cost of the day camp is $30.00. Check-in will be held in the lobby of Rhodes Arena on the first day of camp as early as 8:15am. Group and Faculty/Staff discounts are also available! Camp brochures are available on the women’s basketball website and payment in full must accompany each camp application. For more information, please contact Candace Smith at 330-972-8274 or clw23@uakron.edu. Spots fill up quickly so make sure to register today!

Location: JAR Arena

Contact Information:
Candace L Smith
clw23@uakron.edu
330-972-8274


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Beginning Keyboarding Class -- Summer 2012 July 9 - Aug. 9
12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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Complete the Beginning Keyboarding (for Non-Majors) class, 2540:140-401 (33842), in five weeks and earn 2 credit hours! Gain valuable keyboarding and introductory computer skills. Lecture or WWW. E-mail mbw1@uakron.edu, for more information.

Location: POL Rm. 203
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How to Get Your Information In Zipmail
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The University of Akron's Zipmail is a compilation of University announcements for University students, sent each Friday unless circumstances require otherwise. The deadline for submissions to be considered by the University is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday.

Zipmail is a University of Akron communication vehicle established for the benefit of The University of Akron to communicate with its students. Items will be accepted for publication only when the University is directly involved in the activity through participation, sponsorship, or partnership with one of its recognized organizations, colleges or departments. The University reserves the right to edit or to refuse to run any submission for any reason. Zipmail is not, nor is it intended to be, a public forum or a limited public forum. Questions about the implementation of this policy may be directed to zipmail@uakron.edu.

Items to be considered for inclusion in Zipmail should be sent through the Zipmail Event Submission Form. Due to the volume of submissions received, items will not run more than one time.

Questions about specific announcements should be made to the contact person/department/organization listed in the announcement.Your event will automatically be forwarded to the University's online calendar. The Zipmail Coordinator can be reached at x2837.
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